Breakthrough in quest for nuclear fusion energy
03 February 2023 | 10:00 am
Humanity seems to be one step closer to the 'holy grail' of carbon-free energy production. For the first time, a fusion experiment has produced more energy than was used to start the process. One day this may create an inexhaustible source of energy.
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